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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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The impeachment hearings must be continued, to follow the evidence wherever it leads. Read more


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The event gathers everyone in the tax policy world to mix and mingle. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Disguised as an effort to reduce veteran suicide, the Improve Act has become a magnet for corporate influence. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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A bipartisan bill now in Congress would legalize undocumented agricultural workers—but also bring in wage-depressing foreign contract workers with no rights. Read more

Working in America

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A Capitol Hill event from the social media giant gives lawmaker staffs direct access to executives. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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The primary challenger to Chris Coons wants to put the public interest ahead of the establishment status quo in the corporate-friendly state. Read more



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A successful trade agreement with Canada and Mexico depends on fair treatment for Mexican workers. Read more

America and the World

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Jessica Scarane, a tech industry veteran, has filed to face Coons in the primary. Read more


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Today on TAP: The misguided rush to pass the USMCA Read more



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Federalist Society board member C. Boyden Gray recently gave his largest contribution ever to McConnell’s joint fundraising committee. Read more

Law and Justice

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A bipartisan budget proposal would set up a reflexive process to reduce spending above a projected threshold. Read more


A Capitol Hill briefing is more like lobbying in another form. Read more

Health and Social Policy

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By custom, the Senate minority leader has broad authority to name commissioners to independent agencies. Schumer must select Democrats willing to take on corporate power. Read more


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Is this any way to defend a president? Read more



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The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair. Read more


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John Larson used a customer service–style approach to get his fellow Democrats aboard a bill to expand Social Security benefits. Read more


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The FACEBOOK CEO takes a beating before Congress, while dodging several key regulatory and governance issues about the virtual currency. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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Hyper-focused on the presidency, too many people have lost sight of the key upcoming fights in the House and Senate. Read more


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HUD has turned to the private market for money that legislators won’t provide. Read more